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handbook:handbook:filesystem:vfat32

VFAT32

The Microsoft Windows 95 and NT version of the FAT file system. Supports long file names. File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system that was developed for MS-DOS and used in consumer versions of Microsoft Windows up to and including Windows Me. The FAT file system is considered relatively uncomplicated, and because of that, it is a popular format for floppy disks; moreover, it is supported by virtually all existing operating systems for personal computers, and because of that it is often used to share data between several operating systems booting on the same computer.

handbook/handbook/filesystem/vfat32.txt · Last modified: 2010/04/15 21:18 (external edit)